We've been kicking around the idea of downtown revitalization since the 1950s. However, historically, we tend to ignore and overlook the basics in favor of expensive one trick pony developments that have continued to fail to deliver the results we hope for. They say there's nothing new under the sun. We should apply this line of thinking with every single project related to downtown and the surrounding walkable neighborhoods.
Article by Ennis Davis | Graphics by Stephen Dare | Historic imagery courtesy of the Florida State Archives | Read and join discussions about this article